Firstly, apologies to those looking for actual Dried Arrangements! Guess I got in first with the domain name. There have been 409,000 visits to this Home Page. Perhaps I should be in the dried flower business?


Dried Arrangement is the studio band project of Phil Cole who hails from Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.


The Hen House Project @ Spotify

Sunset EP @ Spotify

She's Like An Alien - Video


In October 2015, Phil recorded a new seven track EP "Guys Chasing Girls" at McMusic Sound Studio's in Nashville with creative support from John Foster (vocalist / multi-instrumentalist with Nashville covers bands FAB, The Consoulers, The One Hitters and World Turning),  Bob McGilpin (vocalist / instrumentalist / engineer / producer) and Brian Foraker (mastering engineer) at Autumnwood Mastering who has worked with .38 Special, Heart, Moby, Starship and Yes.


"Guys Chasing Girls" is a follow up to 2013's "The Hen House Project" and 2012's "Sunset EP" which were also recorded at McMusic Sound Studio's.

 

The goal is vibey, out of the box, eclectic, retro feel, progressive indie rock and pop. Hopefully with a quirky, unique and cool twist to both lyrics and melodies.


"Tick Tock" was Phil's debut CD recorded in Bathurst in 2008 by Tim Roebuck. This project was well received, creating opportunities for trips to Nashville to play "Writer Nights", while working with professional mentors, Richard Helm and BMI Songwriter of the Year - Jon Ims (She's In Love With The Boy) and the amazing team at Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).


Phil's musical influences and inspirations include Aerosmith, Avion, Bad English, Death Cab For Cutie, Def Leppard, Eric Johnson, Evanescence, Heart, Joe Bonamassa, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Living Colour, Owl City, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Sneak, Thomas Dolby, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Trevor Rabin, Yes and ZZ Top.


Phil has been told he sounds a little like; A-Ha (ha ha), Alan Parsons Project, Alice Cooper, David Bowie, John Lennon, Michael Franks, Neil Young, Radiohead, Travelling Wilburys, Whitlams, v.Spy v. Spy and XTC.

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